May 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT
of the united states. >> johnson had bad feelings about vietnam. if he didn't continue the struggle in vietnam. he would be seen as betraying the legacy of kennedy. >> what johnson wants most in 1964 is to be elected in his own right as president. he views vietnam as a danger to that goal. he said vietnam is the biggest damn mess i have ever seen. >> oliver: in january 1964 the man who would command the troops william westmoreland arrives in saigon. >> he needs a larger commitment to stabilize the situation. >> do you think it's a mistake to explain? >> i think what the president, it would be wise to say as a little possible. >> the u.s. arrival of the beatles was met with youthful frenzy but in washington, lb objective had bigger things on his mind. it would really foul up his campaign strategy. >> if we're going to stay in there, we haven't done so yet. i'm not sure if it's exactly the right time. >> if you start doing it you will be called a war amonger. >> it was a war that was lost in slow motion. >> despite his growing concern over the affect on his campaign, a covert operation sent asia
May 19, 2012 8:30pm PDT
... ...with the best math scores. ...the united states would be on that list. in 25th place. let's raise academic standards across the nation. let's get back to the head of the class. let's solve this. u. >> jamie: the autopsy released, they described the distance between the weapon and the wound as an intermediate range. well, this is where the media searched to fail itself. instead of reporting with the intermediate is in the law, they leave it hanging. >> how the police and media handled information released on the autopsy entreevon martin and medical reports on george zimmerman. we've talked about this story before. there was all kind of coverage when this was a case supposedly of a white vigilante going after a young black teenager who wasn't arm. does this new information shed any light on the earlier coverage. >> a lot of light, but you won't see it reported so, we now know that trayvon martin was on marijuana and had bruised his knuckles or skinned his knuckles you spend to get from punching somebody or something. and the headline are trayvon martin shooting avoidable and the new
May 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
flew this and signed a deal with the afghanistan government on how the united states will proceed from this point forward. he took the opportunity, also, to mark one year since the death of osama bin laden and critics accuse the president of politicizing bin laden's death as did mitt romney. >> let's not make the capture of the killing of bin laden a politically divisive events. there are plenty of differents between president obama and myself but do not make up ones based on he may not have done this. it is disappointing and unfortunate. >> that was based on an ad that the obama administration released questioning whether or not mitt romney might have done the same thing in ordering the bin ben raid. so, how did the media cover it this week? >> they jumped all over the campaign, they thought it was inappropriate and i think the obama administration, the campaign, they will face a quality control issue on the videos. we will get to that in another segment. they have an operation out there in chicago cranking out stuff which employees up in their face and they are not paying attention.